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Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks

 

Edinburgh

High Rise Flats

Area

Name

Demolished

Gracemount

Fala Court

Garvald Court

Soutra Court

Oct 25, 2009

Leith Fort

Cairngorm House

Grampian House

Aug 4, 1997

Fort House

Proposed

2012 / 2013

Muirhouse

13 Muirhouse Way

Jun 27, 1988

Niddrie House

Teviotbank House

Tweedmuir House

Sep 9, 1991

Oxgangs

Capelaw Court

Apr 17, 2005

Allermuir Court

Caerketton Court

Nov 26, 2006

Sighthill North

Broomview House

Sep 21, 2008

Glenalmond Court

Hermiston Court

Weir Court

Proposed

2012 / 2013

Update:

Demolished  2011

Wester Hailes

4-6, Hailsland Park

Around Oct 1991

1-7 Westburn Gardens

Around Jan 1993

70-74 Wester Hailes Drive Around Aug 1994

48-50 Wester Hailes Park

Around Oct 1994

Many of the photos on this page are reproduced with acknowledgement to Nel Lawrence, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh.  Neil took these photos as part of his NHC course in building at Napier College, Edinburgh, in 1987.           Acknowledgement:  Neil Lawrence:  Jan 20+28 and Feb 4, 2010

 

Gracemount

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

2009

Day before Demolition

Demolished: 2009

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition

2009

Day before Demolition

Demolished: 2009

Gracemount High Rise  Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  October 24, 2009 - One day before Demolition 

2009

Day before Demolition

Demolished: 2009

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition Day October 25, 2009

2009

Demolition Time

Demolished: 2009

Gracemount Flats, SE Edinburgh  -  Demolition, Oct 2009

2009

Demolition

Demolished: 2009

More Photos

Fala Court
Garvald Court
Soutra Court

Gracemount

 

 

Leith Fort

Cairngorm House and Grampian House under construction, 1962

Construction:  1962

Cairngorm House and
 Grampian House

Demolished: 1997

Cairngorm House and Grampian House from Fort House

When?

Cairngorm House and
 Grampian House

Demolished: 1997

1987

Cairngorm House and
Grampian House

Demolished: 1997

   Fort House, Leith Fort District  -  Photo taken 1987

1987

Fort House

Demolition proposed:  2012 or 2013

Looking down on Fort House from either Cairngorm House or Grampion House

When?

Looking down on Fort House

Demolition proposed:
 2012
or 2013

Fort House - built on the site of Leith Fort

2009

View from the SW
from Fort Street

Demolition proposed:
 2012
or 2013

Fort House - built on the site of Leith Fort

2009

View from the NE
from Lindsay Street

Demolition proposed:
 2012
or 2013

 

Muirhouse

   13 Muirhouse Way, Muirhouse District, Edinburgh  -  Photograph taken 1987

1987

13 Muirhouse Way

Demolished: 1988

Martello Court, Muirhouse

2006
Martello Court

Martello Court, Muirhouse

2006
Martello Court

 

Niddrie House

   Tweedmuir House, Niddrie House District, Edinburgh  -  Photograph taken 1987

1987

Tweedmuir House

Demolished: 1991

 

Oxgangs

   Caerketton Court, Oxgangs, Edinburgh  -  Photograph taken 1987

1987

Caerketton Court

Demolished: 2006

Oxgangs  -  The day of the demolition of high-rise flats, Allermuir Court and Caerketton Court

Demolition:  2006

Allermuir Court and
Caerketton Court

Demolished: 2006

Oxgangs  -  Demolition of high-rise flats, Allermuir Court and Caerketton Court

Demolition:  2006

Allermuir Court and
Caerketton Court

Demolished: 2006

More Photos

Allermuir Court and
Caerketton Court

Oxgangs

 

Sighthill North

Broomview House, Sighthill Edinburgh  -  Photograph taken 1987

1987

Broomview House

Demolished: 2006

Hermiston Court, Sighthill North  -  Photogarph taken 1987

1987

Hermiston Court

Demolition proposed:  2012 or 2013

 

Wester Hailes

5 Hailsland Park, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh -  Photograph taken 1987

1987

5 Hailsland Park

Demolished: 1991

1 Westburn Gardens, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh  -  Photograph taken 1987

1987

1 Westburn Gardens

Demolished: 1993

74 Wester Hailes Drive, Wester Hailes, Edinburgh  -  Photograph taken 1987

1987

74 Wester Hailes Drive

Demolished: 1994

 

 

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

A selection of my photographs, many from Edinburgh throughout the year.   Also photos from Scotland, London, Iceland, Italy, Hong Kong and elsewhere     Many old maps of Edinburgh (Old Town, New Town, while City), Leith and Newhaven.  Includes several old transport maps and a comparison of old maps with recent aerial photos.   Old engravings, mailly of Edinburgh scenes.  Some from the 1820s, some from the 1890s,  some others - includes many hand-coloured examples from the 1820s.   News from Edinburgh today  -  Events, Collections, Buildings and Gardens, Transport   This site includes     1. Post card portraits taken in studios in Edinburgh:    2. Post card views either takeen/published by Ediburgh photographers or views of Edinburgh, or both.y Edinburgh    Views of Edinburgh, grouped into three sections:     1. Street views:    2. Buildings:    3. Around Edinburgh   Views of transport around Edinburgh  -  Horse drawn trams and buses, cable cars, electric trams, buses and a few railway photos.  Also several maps of Edinburgh's bus and tram routes.   Links to pages with Photos of Groups   Frequently Asked Questions

  Summary of the updates added to this site each month since the site was launched   Links to Dumbiedykes pages  Link to Granton pages  Link to Leith pages   Link to Newhaven pages   Links to Portobello pages   Link to My Recent Talks